Welfare Reform Bill: Divisions, Report Stage day 2

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On the 27th January 2016 bishops took part in one vote during the Report Stage day 2 debate on the Government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill. The amendment was to negate planned reductions in payments for those receiving Employment Support Allowance in the work related activity group.

Lords No Division Lobby

House of Lords Division Lobby

First Division

Lord Low of Dalston moved amendment 41 to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill

Division Result
Contents: 283 | Not Contents: 198 | Result: Government Defeat

The Bishops of Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Portsmouth, St Albans and Worcester all voted content with the amendment. No bishop voted Not Content.

(Via Parliament.UK)